Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Faculty Professional Development & Evaluation

CETL collaborates with the Deans and Faculty Association to provide new, probationary, and tenured faculty regular workshops on the faculty professional review and evaluation processes.  Events include panel presentations by deans, contractual guidance by the President of the Faculty Association and workshops by the CETL Director on best practices and guidelines for faculty to prepare high quality professional review, tenure, and promotion portfolios.  We also provide examples of high quality documentation from senior faculty members. Additionally, we identify faculty consultants who help new and probationary faculty present their work.

To view Articles 22 and 25 of the MnSCU/IFO Contract, both of which are related to faculty professional development

and evaluation, please visit the Inter-Faculty Organization website.


2016-2017 Professional Development Plan and Professional Development Report


CETL would like to invite you to the 2016-2017 PDP Workshop Series.

There will be Fall and Spring sessions – the Fall sessions are outlined below:


Part 1: CETL Director and Faculty Association Workshop

Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

Location: Atwood Memorial Center, Voyageurs North

Light Dinner provided

This workshop will provide hands-on guidance by the CETL Director on best practices and guidelines for faculty to prepare high quality professional reviews, tenure, and promotion portfolios. It will include a tie-in to contractual requirements by the Faculty Association.



Part 2: Panel Discussion with Deans Regarding PDP/PDR

Date: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Time: 4-5pm

Location: Atwood Memorial Center, Voyageurs North

Snacks and beverages provided

SCSU Deans will share their ideas on how to create a professional development plan that aligns with college/school goals and strategic directions in all five areas. They will also give their perspective on their expectations, and how they evaluate professional development plans.


Please RSVP for each of these events by sending us a return e-mail. Just click this link which will open up an RSVP e-mail, let us know if you can make it to one or both, and hit send. Thank you!


Click here for archived PDP and PDR Cafes.